Missouri Dept. of Conservation
Vernon & Barton Counties
News, Updates, & Warnings:
Nothing to report at this time.
From Joplin, take Hwy 71 north to Hwy V, turn west. Drive to Hwy FF and turn north. Continue on Hwy FF, which will turn to gravel and change it’s name to NW 80th Road. Turn right on County Road NW 100th. Follow to the trailhead on the left.
Miles of Trails:
6 miles of trail, plus additional gravel road mileage.
The trail corridor is easy to follow and the terrain is mostly low rolling prairie. There are a couple of creeks to cross, but nothing really hazardous. You might get to see some Prairie Chickens. This is one of the few places left in Missouri where these endangered birds still live. There is a flock of about 75 of them here.
Other Trail Users:
Hikers and bike riders.
Volunteers Helping With This Page:
No one at this time, available to adopt. If interested, please contact us.